Who We Are?
Essential Rehab has provided injury prevention, injury management and health education interventions on a corporate and individual basis throughout Queensland successfully since early 2008. Essential Rehab is a member of WorkCover Queensland’s Return to Work Services Provider Panel and provides work specific interventions and workplace health solutions throughout the Queensland workforce assisting workers and employers and insurance companies to negotiate the return to work process and to reduce risk of injury, particularly for roles that are physically demanding, involve a repetitive processes or have poor ergonomic set up placing strain on the body.
Peta James, founder and director at Essential Rehab, is a registered Occupational Therapist with a background in Human Movement Studies and Teaching. Peta’s passion for health and wellbeing and her love of a challenge to assisting someone to return to work and gain independence, let her to Vocational Rehabilitation and resulted in her starting to build the Essential Rehab team. Our focus as a team is to care, learn, share and support each other and our clients to achieve a healthy and better functioning self and ultimately a healthier Queensland Workforce.
Essential Rehab utilises the skills of a variety of allied health professionals including Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, along with Vocational Counsellors and Career Advisers. Essential Rehab team pride themselves on our level of communication with all key stakeholders throughout the duration of a return to work program or project being performed.